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Bimbotown Orchestra

The Bimbotown Orchestra is an on-going live music project based in Leipzig, Germany. It is unique in that the music is entirely improvised. Musicians and singers from various musical disciplines and nationalities gather to perform under the direction of Frank Koellges who uses hand-signals to conduct improvised music, a system which he began using with his Intermission Orchestra in Cologne 25 years ago. Frank Koellges conducts and performs in a very physical way, sometimes appearing like a guru,...



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Bimbotown Orchestra
Sep 19, 2015 Bimbotown Orchestra
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on stage: Daniel Vedres - Dirigent Christian Walter - Sax Jim Whiting - Sax Fabian Niermann - Sax Martin Hanisch - Bassklarinette Krischi Bauer - Posaune Steffi Narr - Gitarre Patrick Flanagan - Chromatic Harmonica / "other" guitar Simone Weißenfels - Piano Paul Lapp - Kontrabass Noah Punkt - Kontrabass Clemens Litschko - Schlagzeug Mostafa Bijuane - Gesang, Rahmentrommel Inka Perl - Echtzeitanimation ___________________________ archived here:...
Topics: music, jazz, improv, impro, noise, orchester, conducted
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Dec 2, 2012 Bimbotown Orchestra
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_____________________________________________ Band: BimboTown Orchestra Date: 2012-12-02 Place: Am Kanal 30 City: Leipzig, Germany ______________________________________________ source: CLARA+OKM II > A1 Mic preamp > Tascam DR-07 24bit/44.1 transfer: Tascam DR-07 24bit/44.1 > PC > Audacity 32bit float > 24bit-flac taped & transferred by ||Secret|Sound|Labs|| Keywords: music; jazz; improv; impro; noise; orchester; conducted warning: this has the "direct cut" full...
Topics: music, jazz, improv, impro, noise, orchester, conducted
Source: CLARA+OKM II > A1 Mic preamp > Tascam DR-07 24bit/44.1
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Sep 16, 2012 Bimbotown Orchestra
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_____________________________________________ Band: BimboTown Orchestra Date: 2012-09-16 Place: BimboTown City: Leipzig, Germany ______________________________________________ source: CLARA+OKM II > A1 Mic preamp > Tascam DR-07 24bit/44.1 transfer: Tascam DR-07 24bit/44.1 > PC > Audacity 32bit float > 24bit-flac taped & transferred by ||Secret|Sound|Labs|| Keywords: music; jazz; improv; impro; noise; orchester; conducted comment: warning: this has the "direct cut"...
Topics: music, jazz, improv, impro, noise, orchester, conducted
Source: CLARA+OKM II > A1 Mic preamp > Tascam DR-07 24bit/44.1
Bimbotown Orchestra
Sep 18, 2011 Bimbotown Orchestra
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_____________________________________________ Band: BimboTown Orchestra Date: 2011-09-18 Place: BimboTown City: Leipzig, Germany ______________________________________________ source: Tascam DR-07 24bit/44.1 transfer: Tascam DR-07 24bit/44.1 > PC > Audacity 32bit float > 24bit-flac taped & transferred by ||Secret|Sound|Labs|| comment: in the background, a lot of kiddies used the BiboTown as a adventure playground ... warning: this has the "direct cut" full live dynamic -...
Source: Tascam DR-07 24bit/44.1
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Sep 25, 2010 Bimbotown Orchestra
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_____________________________________________ Band: BimboTown Orchestra Date: 2010-09-25 Place: BimboTown City: Leipzig, Germany ______________________________________________ source: CLARA+OKM II > A1 Mic preamp > Tascam DR-07 24bit/44.1 transfer: Tascam DR-07 24bit/44.1 > PC > Audacity 32bit float > 24bit-flac taped & transferred by ||Secret|Sound|Labs|| remarks: the CLARA microphone set up is a chimera between jecklin disk and dummy head comment: it's a real dog, barking...
Topics: music, jazz, improv, noise, orchester, conducted
Source: CLARA+OKM II > A1 Mic preamp > Tascam DR-07 24bit/44.1
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May 29, 2010 Bimbotown Orchestra
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_____________________________________________ Band: BimboTown Orchestra Date: 2010-05-29 Place: BimboTown back yard - open air ! City: Leipzig, Germany ______________________________________________ source: CLARA+OKM II > A1 Mic preamp > Tascam DR-07 24bit/44.1 transfer: Tascam DR-07 24bit/44.1 > PC > Audacity 32bit float > 24bit-flac taped & transferred by ||Secret|Sound|Labs|| remarks: - the CLARA microphone set up is a chimera between jecklin disk and dummy head - here is...
Topics: music, jazz, improv, noise, orchester, conducted
Source: CLARA+OKM II > A1 Mic preamp > Tascam DR-07 24bit/44.1
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Aug 8, 2009 Bimbotown Orchestra
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Band: BimboTown Orchestra Date: 2009-08-08 Place:Lindenfels Westfluegel City: Leipzig, Germany ______________________________________________ source: OKM II > A1 Mic preamp > HiMD transfer: HiMD > USB > PC > 24bit-wav > flac24 taped & transfered by ||Secret|Sound|Labs|| _____________________________________________ SET1: Track01 (21:15) Track02 (12:13) Track03 (11:13) TOTAL: (44:43) _______________________________ on stage: Frank Köllges - conductor Simone Weissenfels -...
Topics: music, jazz, improv, noise, orchester, conducted
Source: OKM II > A1 Mic preamp > HiMD
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Dec 5, 2008 Bimbotown Orchestra
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Band: Bimbo Town Orchestra Date: 2008-12-05 Place:Galerie KUB Leipzig, Germany ______________________________________________ source: OKM II (used like a PCC) > A1 Mic preamp > HiMD transfer: HiMD > USB > PC > 24bit-wav > dithering > 16bit > CD >> CD > EAC > .flac16 taped & transfered by ||Secret|Sound|Labs|| ______________________________________________ ________________ Track01 20:47.05 Track02 10:01.57 Track03 14:57.58 Track04 11:27.60 Track05 05:22.03...
Topics: music, jazz, improv, improvised, improvisation, noise, orchester, orchestra, conducted
Source: OKM II (used like a PCC) > A1 Mic preamp > HiMD
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Apr 21, 2007 Bimbotown Orchestra
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Band: Bimbo Town Orchestra Date: 2007-04-21 Place:Völkerschlachtdenkmal Leipzig, Germany ______________________________________________ source: OKM II (used like a PCC) > A1 Mic preamp > HiMD transfer: HiMD > USB > PC > 24bit-wav > dithering > 16bit > CD >> CD > EAC > .flac16 paule greifzu - bass florian - percussion, trompete dorothea - stimme harry wenke - beatbox-posaune mostafa bijuane - gesang, rahmentrommel vincent - gitarre mario faust - trompete...
Topics: music, jazz, improv, improvised, improvisation, noise, orchester, orchestra, conducted
Source: OKM II > A1 Mic preamp > HiMD
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Oct 16, 2006 Bimbotown Orchestra
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Band: Bimbo Town Orchestra Date: 2006-10-16 Place:BimboTown, Spinnereistr. 7 Leipzig, Germany ______________________________________________ source: CLARA+OKM II > A1 Mic preamp > HiMD transfer: HiMD > USB > PC > 24bit-wav > dithering > 16bit > CD >> CD > EAC > .flac taped & transferred by ||Secret|Sound|Labs|| remarks: - the CLARA microphone set up is a chimera between jecklin disk and dummy head - here was some buzz and noize from guitar amp and mic's...
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Topics: music, jazz, improv, noise, orchester, conducted
Source: OKM II > A1 Mic preamp > HiMD
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Sep 30, 2006 Bimbotown Orchestra
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Band: Bimbo Town Orchestra Date: 2006-09-30 Place:Bahnhof Neustadt Dresden, Germany ______________________________________________ source: OKM II > A1 Mic preamp > HiMD transfer: HiMD > USB > PC > 24bit-wav > dithering > 16bit > CD >> CD > EAC > .flac ______________________________________________ Das BTO war Teil der Aufführung von "Hallo Welt" - Komposition von Johannes S. Sistermanns zur Eröffnung der 20. Dresdner Tage der zeitgenössischen...
Topics: improv, jazz, conducted, orchestra
Source: OKM II > A1 Mic preamp > HiMD
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Jun 15, 2006 Bimbotown Orchestra
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Band: Bimbo Town Orchestra Date: 2006-06-15 Place:BimboTown, Spinnereistr. 7 Leipzig, Germany ______________________________________________ source: CLARA+OKM II > A1 Mic preamp > HiMD transfer: HiMD > USB > PC > 24bit-wav > dithering > 16bit > CD >> CD > EAC > .flac taped & transfered by ||Secret|Sound|Labs|| remarks: - the CLARA microphone set up is a chimera between jecklin disk and dummy head - here was some buzz and noize from guitar amp and mic's...
Topics: music, jazz, improv, noise, orchester, conducted
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Oct 4, 2005 Bimbotown Orchestra
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Band: Bimbo Town Orchestra Date: 2004-10-04 Place:BimboTown, Spinnereistr. 7 Leipzig, Germany ______________________________________________ source: CLARA+OKM II > A1 Mic preamp > HiMD transfer: HiMD > USB > PC > 24bit-wav > dithering > 16bit > CD >> CD > EAC > .flac remarks: - some cellular noise :-( (but it's the conductors phone, so it's a document :-) - Track01 taken out taped & transfered by ||Secret|Sound|Labs||...
Topics: music, jazz, improv, noise, orchester, conducted